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Walker Exits Game with Dislocated Right Pinky

Walker Exits Game with Dislocated Right Pinky

Neil Walker was removed from the game in the top of the first inning on Wednesday after suffering a finger dislocation on his right hand.

Walker suffered the injury when Mark Ellis hit a broken bat grounder up the middle. Walker fielded the ball, then ran to the bag to get the runner out. He then attempted to get the double play and threw the ball to first base, but on the throw fell on his hand. The second baseman immediately was rolling on the ground in pain holding his right hand as the players gathered around and Manager Clint Hurdle and the training staff came out to check on him.

Walker was removed from the game and Josh Harrison was moved from third base to second, getting Pedro Alvarez in the game with the lefty Clayton Kershaw on the bump.

"It was strange," Walker said of...

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